Found March 27, 2013 on The Sports Blitz:
Michael Turner’s time in Atlanta had a purpose. Coming from the San Diego Chargers the Falcons needed someone they could rely on. Totaling more than 10 touchdowns in the past five seasons he was a steady contributor and a solid fantasy player. He was not the flashiest, and most certainly was not the “burner”, but he got the job done. By the end of the season he usually was in the top-10 of position thanks to his end-zone touches.... Read more

Umenyiora primed to help Falcons' title chase

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Osi Umenyiora was 13 when he emigrated from London to Auburn, Ala. His first sport was the European version of football. The nimble 6-foot-3, 255-pounder still likes to dabble in the game, and that it has helped his footwork as a premier pass-rusher in the American version of the sport that shares the same name. Umenyiora only played two years of high school...

Osi Umenyiora agrees to terms with Falcons

As expected former Giants DE Osi Umenyiora has signed with the Atlanta Falcons. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that the deal is for two years, and's Ian Rapoport reported that the deal is worth $8.5 million with a maximum value of $12.2 million. The deal also includes $5 million in the first year. Umenyiora has been linked with the team for weeks, saying last week...

Osi Umenyiora Signs With the Atlanta Falcons, What is Left for the Pats?

Late last night, the Atlanta Falcons signed Osi Umenyiora to a two-year deal, thus replacing defensive end John Abraham and further bolstering a great set of offseason pick ups and re-signings. The deal was completely at a measly $8.5 million, with a max of $12 million and $5 million guaranteed. The bar continues to be lowered for the defensive end market, similar to what happened...

Osi Umenyiora Says Falcons Are “Most Talented Team He’s Ever Seen In His Life” (Video)

Osi Umenyiora got his wish yesterday when he signed a two-year deal with the Falcons.  Umenyiora lives in Atlanta and is ecstatic about the signing. During his introductory press conference today, Umenyiora said that the Falcons are the “most talented team he’s ever seen,” according to 

Osi Umenyiora leaves the Giants for the Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons continue to sure up their roster after losing to the Niners in the playoffs being just minutes from heading to the Superbowl. After 10 seasons, two Super Bowl titles and two Pro Bowls as a member of the New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora heads south and won’t even have to spring for new digs. The defensive end has come to terms with the Atlanta Falcons, signing...

Osi Umenyiora Says Falcons Are “Most Talented Team He’s Ever Seen” (Video)

Osi Umenyiora got his wish yesterday when he signed a two-year deal with the Falcons.  Umenyiora lives in Atlanta and is ecstatic about the signing. During his introductory press conference today, Umenyiora said that the Falcons are the “most talented team he’s ever seen,” according to

Osi Umenyiora: Falcons are ‘most talented team I’ve probably seen in my life’

Osi Umenyiora was unhappy with the way his role had diminished with the New York Giants over the past couple of seasons, which is why the veteran defensive end seems thrilled to have signed a two-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons. Umenyiora played a significant role on two Super Bowl champion teams in New York, but those teams were not the best he has seen from a talent standpoint...

Osi Umenyiora signs with Falcons

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Former Louisville QB Earns Coaching Gig

Former Louisville quarterback Adam Froman has been hired as the quarterbacks coach at Valdosta State University, a Division 2 school in Valdosta, GA. He spent the previous two seasons at LSU as a volunteer administrative assistant. “We are excited to add Adam to our staff,” said Valdosta State head coach David Dean in an official statement from the university. “He brings a...

Osi Umenyiora Agrees To Two Year $8.5 Million Deal With Atlanta Falcons

The Deal came two days later than was expected, but a deal has been made.  Jay Glazer is reporting that Osi Umenyiora and the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a 2 year $8.5 million deal that could balloon to as much as $12 million. #RISEUP — Osi Umenyiora (@OsiUmenyiora) March 28, 2013 Osi Umenyora is the newest Falcon as he has agreed to a 2 year deal — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer...

2013 Season Outlook: NFC South

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Falcons agree to 2-year deal with Osi Umenyiora

The Atlanta Falcons found a replacement for John Abraham on Wednesday by reaching an agreement with free-agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora on a two-year, $8.5 million contract. The Falcons released the 34-year-old Abraham, the team leader with 10 sacks in 2012, on March 1, the same day they also released running back Michael Turner and cornerback Dunta Robinson. The team replaced...

Falcons’ Defensive Staff Went to Clemson to Learn to Stop Read-Option Offense

During the offseason, many NFL players will go back to college to earn their degrees if they skipped out of school early to enter the league. This winter, the Falcons’ defensive staff went to Clemson University for a different reason — and no, they didn’t go streaking to the quad like Will Ferrell in Old School. With quarterbacks like Robert Griffin III, Cam Newton, Colin...
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